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Understand How to Support Individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions

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Course Description

This e-learning module aims to provide learners with an increased understanding of the autistic spectrum and offer strategies to support those on it. On completion, learners will have an increased awareness of the main characteristics of behaviour which individuals on the autism spectrum can commonly display as well as an increased understanding of the sensory differences of people on the autistic spectrum.

Overview – Understand How to Support Individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions
As 2.8 million people in the UK are affected by autistic spectrum disorders, it is important that we gain an understanding of the autistic spectrum and the strategies that are available to support those with the disorders.

This is why we have developed this autism online training course. It is aimed at anyone who may come into contact with someone who has an autistic spectrum disorder, whether that is someone they care for, or a family member, friend or colleague, and will provide them with a greater understanding of the autistic spectrum and helpful strategies to support those on it.

On completion, you will have a greater understanding of the main behavioural characteristics which individuals on the autism spectrum can commonly display, as well as the sensory differences of people on the autistic spectrum.

On completion of this autism awareness course you will be able to:

  • Recognise the main characteristics of behaviour for people on the autistic spectrum
  • Understand the triad of impairment
  • Understand the range of the spectrum
  • Appreciate the particular differences of understanding language with people on the autistic spectrum
  • Understand the need to backup spoken language visually to help understanding
  • Appreciate the importance of routine and predictability for people on the autistic spectrum
  • Understand the complexity of social interaction
  • Appreciate the sensory differences of people on the autistic spectrum

Lesson Plan
Areas covered include:

  • Welcome and Learning Outcomes
  • Introduction
  • The Triad of Impairment and Autistic Spectrum
  • Support Strategies for the Three Areas of the Triad
  • Sensory Issues and the Autistic Spectrum + Summary

Accreditation
The content of this autism awareness training course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Certification
On completion of this course you will be able to download a certificate.

Duration
Approximately 1 – 2 hours.

The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.

Target Audience
This module is aimed at anyone who may come into contact with an individual (adult) with an autistic spectrum condition. This could be in the context of an individual who they support via their working role, a colleague, an employer, a relative or friend.

Entry Requirements
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

£25.00 + VAT

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